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>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. jobless report just came out. it shows a growing number of americans are getting back to work. >> the numbers are much better than economists predicted. it's sure to become an issue in the presidential race. >> rebecca jarvis has the numbers and what they mean. >> good morning, charlie. >> what are the numbers? >> the big headline here is the big surprise, the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8%, the first time we've been below 8% since january of 2009. 114,000 new jobs created in the month of september. >> norah? >> rebecca, that's a huge drop, better than expected as you point out. how -- what happened to cause that drop? >> well, this is where the economists are really looking into the number right now, because one of the big reasons behind this number being 7.8% right now is a big increase in the number of people who involuntarily took on part-time work. that number went from 8 million people to 8.6 million people in the month of september. there are both pros an
services. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose. in new york, norah o'donnell is in washington. israel's prime minister is sending the world a clear warning. benjamin netanyahu told the united nations thursday that iran will have enough enriched uranium next summer to start building a nuclear weapon. >> president obama is likely to discuss that speech with netanyahu today. the white house says the two leaders will speak on the phone. netanyahu met with secretary of state hillary clinton thursday after his speech. >> margaret brennan watched the speech. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, charlie. the israeli prime minister made a public appeal to the u.n. to set a firm ultimatum on iran to stop the nuclear development. he put pressure on the obama administration to take a tougher tone weeks ahead of the u.s. presidential election. >> reporter: israel's rhetorical red line. >> a red line should be drawn right here. >> reporter: became a literal one as prime minister benjamin netanyahu took to the u.n. general assembly with a red marker and a
] >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. the presidential candidates are looking for momentum. president obama did something his critics did he did not do on wednesday he came out swinging. >> on thursday the president accused governor mitt romney of not being honest with the american people. nancy cordes is at the white house after covering the obama campaign. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well this is the obama campaign's way of turning lemons into lemonade. out on the campaign trail in a new campaign trail they argued romney had a great performance but only because he was untethered from the truth. a different president obama emerged on thursday, more aggressive and combative and ready to respond to his republican opponent. >> governor romney may dance around his position, he may do a tap dance and a two step, but if you want to be president then you owe the american people the truth. >> reporter: it was a new line of attack the president used all day before 30,000 supporters in wisconsin and earlier in denver
in denver. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah good morning to our viewers in the west. it's his time to make his case to the american people. 23 debates in the republican primaries but this one is different. it's one on one. part of the debate prep has been working on that head-to-head matchup with senator portman playing president obama. romney came back and talked to the reporters. i asked him point blank if he thinks he can win. he said, look, the president has been trying to fool people into thinking things that i don't. i can't tell you winners or losers. he's the president, an effective speaker, but romney said he thinks if they both do well, he thinks he will convince more people his path forward is the right one. now romney has struggled to get his message across. there's a new politico poll out that has his personal unfavorability rating at 48% compared to the president's 47%. he has to appeal to all those undecided voters who don't like the president. campaign sources acknowledge that will be a tricky balancing act as he hits the president, he has
the romney campaign in denver. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. this is romney's moment. the campaign knows the stakes here. of course, he's done this before. there were those 23 debates in the republican primaries, but this is different. it's one-on-one, and part of his debate prep has been working on that head-to-head match-up with senator rob portman playing president obama. on the campaign plane the other day, romney came back to talk to reporters and i asked him point-blank if he thinks he can win. he said look, the president has been trying to fool people into thinking things that i don't. and that ends at the debate. he said i can't tell you winners and losers. he's the president. he's an effective speaker. but romney said if they both do well, he's going to convince more people that his path forward is the right one. of course, he has struggled to get his message across. a new political poll out yesterday has his personal unfavorability rating just above the president at 48% compared to the president's 47%. so in this debate, romney's got to wrestle that message
. charlie dagada reports from the capital, kabul. >> reporter: afghan sources tell cbs news a suicide bomber approached a joint patrol between afghan and coalition forces in eastern afghanistan before detonating his explosive vest. a coalition spokesman has confirmed that three nato service members have been killed. they won't release the nationalities pending notification of the next of kin. that's the policy. it is in an area patrolled almost exclusively by u.s. forces. at least ten afghan police and civilians were killed in the attack that the taliban has already claimed responsibility for. this comes after an incident over the weekend where it appears that u.s. soldiers and afghan soldiers got into a fire fight at a check point southwest of kabul. an american soldier and an american civilian were killed in that attack along with three afghan soldiers. it is still under investigation. but what it underlines is the challenges and difficulties of u.s. soldiers working alongside armed afghan soldiers and police on the battlefield. we joined a team of u.s. soldiers at a check point in a volat
, norahad h and charlie and to our viewers in the west. this is the only presidential debate out here in the west. mitt romney last night owned it. if you have any doubt, look at this morning's denver post of the swing state here, colorado, saying he may have changed the dynamics of this race. >> under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. >> it was an energized mitt romney taking direct aim at the president's economic policies and offering a sharply different approach. >> we know that the path we're taking is not working. it's time for a new path. >> romney came into the night with polls showing most voters thought the president would win. he clearly exceeded expectations. cbs news poll of uncommitted voters shows by a 2-1 margin, romney had won. 56% said their opinion of romney changed for the better. yet 13% said that of the president. he was especially effective in criticizing the president's policies and defending his own proposals. >> he has been running on this tax plan for 18 months. now, five weeks before the election,
is live in colorado with a preview. good morning. >> good morning, norah. good morning, charlie. both candidates have been under enormous pressure, preparing for more than a month. we saw them take a break to get away from it all but then last night the video changed the conversation. romney went for mexican at chipotle along with ohio senator rob portman, playing the role of president obama in mock debates. in nevada, the president, who has been rehad hersing with massachusetts senator john kerry as romney, went to the hoover dam. >> it's spectacular. i've never seen it before. >> reporter: both left the day's campaigning to their number twos. in charlotte, vice president joe biden was trying to argue that romney would raise taxes on the middle class when he implied that president obama's policies already have hurt. >> how they can justify raising taxes in the middle class that's been buried the last four years, how in lord's name can they justify raising their taxes? >> reporter: biden later tried to dig out of that hole. but republicans pounced. >> vice president biden just today s
've not heard before. >> yeah. a lot of that, you know, charlie depends on the questions. but i think a lot of what the specifics that you're talking about as far as what tax reform looks like, whether it's lowering the corporate rate in order to make sure we're more competitive as an economy in this global marketplace but also lowering middle class tax burden, broadening the base and making the american economy more competitive as a result, i think that you'll hear a great deal of specifics. most importantly you'll hear the contrast because the president's reforms haven't been enough to help the economy. >> now let's turn to robert gibbs, he's a senior advicer to the obama campaign. good morning, robert. >> good morning, guys. how are you >> i also want to give you and opportunity to respond to that tape that was aired by fox the president talking about what happened in new orleans. does the president believe the bush administration did not help the victims of hurricane katrina because of their race? >> well, as you said, the president said that the incompetence that surrounded the federal
you so moment for chris christie. norah and charlie. >> we go to political director john dickerson. he's also in denver. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> exactly how does this change the dynamics of the race? >> reporter: well, conservatives who were worried about romney, not sure if he was on kind of a long term slide are now very excited. it means mitt romney doesn't have to deal with those money folks who he's been having to settle down. that takes care of. they are very excited. it gives rommie a second look from folks who are just tuning in. it corrects the public narrative for him. those are both good thing. the real question is can this stick trom any. can he take advantage of this successful performance going forward. >> and, john, what about president obama's performance? you know, there was no mention of the 47%, no mention of bain, no mention of women's health care and obama care. did obama leave his greatest hits on the cutting room floor? >> reporter: i think he did. what mitt romney did successfully he was able to press the case against the president whil
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